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Director Garth Littrell

Director Garth Littrell


Director Garth Littrell is currently assigned to the Administrative Bureau. He leads the Support Operation Division overseeing the Communication Center, Information Technology, Records Unit, Concealed Handgun Permits Unit, and the Civil Unit.  He joined the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in January 2016 as an Information Technology Program Manager tasked with implementing the Law Enforcement Records Management System for the Sheriff Office as part of the Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Records Management System Initiative.

Garth Littrell began his career in public service at the Central Intelligence Agency where he entered on duty January 30, 1989.  As a career support officer he served in several temporary duty assignments in Western Europe, Central Eurasia, East Asia, and Headquarters, Langley, Virginia.  He served in a number of support roles and management positions in the National Clandestine Service, Directorate of Science and Technology, National Counterterrorism Center and Directorate of Support.  As a Senior CIA Support Officer he was responsible for key support functions including security, supply chains, facilities, financial and medical services, business systems, human resources, and logistics.

Garth served as the National Clandestine Service Branch Chief from April 2012 to May 2013 leading a multidisciplinary staff providing Information Technology, Project Management, Application and Web Development supporting East Asia activities.  In this role he managed a multimillion-dollar budget, deployment of large and small scale projects, oversight of geospatial capability, and strategic and tactical planning to support operational activities.

Garth served in a number of senior positions including:  Mission Support Washington Metropolitan Area, Branch Chief; Directorate of Support, Deputy Division Chief; National Clandestine Service, Central Eurasia Branch Deputy Chief; National Counterterrorism Center, Corporate Resources Infrastructure Service Desk Chief, Senior System Analyst and  Project Manager in the National Clandestine Service, Western Europe Division.

Garth participated on the Director of Central Intelligence Agency Telecommuting Initiative Steering Committee establishing Flexible Work Centers in the Washington Metropolitan Area; National Counterterrorism Center Support Service Committee to establish a Support Service Desk supporting seventeen Intelligence Agency’s; Co-Chaired the Restricted Handling Information, Center for Excellence Board, served on and Chaired multiple Engineering Review Boards, Integrated Service Delivery Committees, and Operational Area Committees.

Garth retired from the Central Intelligence Agency in November 2013 after 25 years of service.


Director Littrell completed numerous leadership courses including Center for Creative Leadership’ High Performing Teams; Disney’s Institute: Approach to Leadership Excellence; CIA’s Executive Leadership Program, CIA’s Leadership on the Line along with numerous specialized training in acquisition and contracts, service delivery, information technology, project management, logistics, public administration, and national security.


Director Littrell is honored to support the Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast honoring, recognizing and giving to military charities, community involvement and supporting the western heritage.   He is pursuing membership with the Pikes Peak Range Riders which gives to multiple military charities, community organizations and supports the western heritage. He has been involved in some capacity with the Fisher House Foundation, Home Front Cares, and Military Transition and Community Engagement Summit.